ULTIMATE POKER DEALS THE FIRST LEGAL HAND OF REAL MONEY ONLINE POKER IN THE UNITED STATES
Station Casinos and Nevada lead the gaming industry into the regulated online gaming market
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LAS VEGAS, NV (April 30, 2013) – /PRNewswire/ – Ultimate Gaming, a majority-owned subsidiary of Station Casinos LLC, has launched real money online poker at UltimatePoker.com, making history as the first company in the United States to offer legal and secure online poker. Ultimate Poker is the exclusive online gaming partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC ®). Ultimate Poker brings the excitement of the UFC® to the online poker arena, offering fans once-in-a-lifetime prizes, rewards, and the true thrill of real money competition.
Live now at UltimatePoker.com, Ultimate Poker offers an exhilarating and secure online poker experience to anyone age 21 and over located in the state of Nevada. Whether relaxing at home or hanging out with friends, Ultimate Poker allows players to engage in an unmatched online poker experience on their own time and in their preferred setting.
“We are proud to be the first company to deliver legal and secure real money online gaming to poker players,” said Ultimate Gaming Chairman Tom Breitling. “We have worked closely with state gaming regulators to demonstrate our unique and compelling poker platform that, above all, players know they can trust. Ultimate Poker is dedicated to being the players’ choice for online poker.”
Poker players have shown a strong appetite for online play, and Ultimate Poker is able to meet that demand in a responsible, trusted and secure environment. “We feel our technology is a major advantage. Ultimate Poker’s proprietary software is completely owned and operated by parent company Ultimate Gaming, allowing for continuous investment and product development,” said Ultimate Gaming Chief Executive Officer Tobin Prior. “The technology was acquired in 2011 and initially developed by a U.S. based company with a completely clean regulatory profile.”
“This day has been a long time coming. Online poker in the United States is finally here and totally legit,” remarked Brand Ambassador Antonio Esfandiari. “I signed on to be the ambassador for Ultimate Poker because I knew the people behind this company would do it right. I signed on because UltimatePoker.com is where I would come to play. Now we all can."
As Station Casinos’ online poker room, Ultimate Poker is the first to bring America’s game to Nevadans and Silver State tourists. Station Casinos is the leading provider of gaming and entertainment for residents of Southern Nevada. For more than 36 years, Station Casinos has been an industry leader in the areas of gaming innovation and guest satisfaction. Ultimate Poker players can deposit and cashout at any of Station Casinos’ 16 locations across the Las Vegas Valley after they have created an account online.
Players in Nevada can make history and play now at UltimatePoker.com, while any player in the world can sign up and deposit at UltimatePoker.com in advance of visiting Nevada.
About Ultimate Gaming/Ultimate Poker:
Ultimate Gaming represents a new breed of online gaming company backed by regulation and driven to create authentic entertainment experiences across online gaming platforms. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, the gaming and regulatory capital of the world, and was founded by four of the most prominent entrepreneurs in the city’s recent gaming and technology history. In 2011, Ultimate Gaming acquired CyberArts, allowing the company to create and maintain its own proprietary casino software complete with a clean regulatory slate.
Ultimate Poker is a licensed online poker room in the state of Nevada, leading the way through extraordinary service, best-in-class rewards, and a true-to-its-roots poker experience. Created by online poker specialists and backed by Las Vegas gaming leaders, Ultimate Poker brings fun back to the online felt by merging entertainment, competition, and the gaming lifestyle. Ultimate Poker is the exclusive online gaming partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®), the fastest growing sports organization in the world, and is the online poker product of Station Casinos, the preferred gaming destination for Las Vegas locals.
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About Station Casinos:
Station Casinos LLC is the leading provider of gaming and entertainment to the residents of Las Vegas, Nevada. Station’s properties, which are located throughout the Las Vegas Valley, are regional entertainment destinations and include various amenities, including numerous restaurants, entertainment venues, movie theaters, bowling and convention/banquet space, as well as traditional casino gaming offerings, such as video poker, slot machines, table games, bingo and race and sports wagering. Station owns and operates Red Rock Casino Resort Spa, Palace Station Hotel & Casino, Boulder Station Hotel & Casino, Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, Green Valley Ranch Resort Casino Spa, Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino, Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel, Fiesta Rancho Casino Hotel, Fiesta Henderson Casino Hotel, Wildfire Rancho, Wildfire Boulder, Wild Wild West Gambling Hall & Hotel, Wildfire Sunset, and Lake Mead Casino. Station also owns a 50% interest in Barley’s Casino & Brewing Company, Wildfire Lanes and Casino, and The Greens. In addition, Station owns a 50% interest in MPM Enterprises, LLC, which is the manager of the Gun Lake Casino in southwestern Michigan.
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